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East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 70657
Johnson City, TN 37614
Code: 54068
NMS Code: 268915
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Community-based Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Katelyn M Alexander, Pharm.D.
(423) 439-6427
Fax: (423) 439-6784
Director of Pharmacy: Ralph A Lugo, PharmD
(423) 439-6398
Fax: (423) 439-6350
Program Contact: Katelyn M Alexander, Pharm.D.
(423) 439-6427
Fax: (423) 439-6784
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 43000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The residency program is designed to prepare community-based pharmacist practitioners as leaders and innovators through unique practice experiences. Learning experiences for the residency include: provision of medication management services (including medication therapy management (MTM), clinical medication synchronization, consultative services with various local healthcare entities, point-of-care testing, and various health outreach and education) and preventative health measures (including immunizations); patient visits alongside a Clinical Pharmacist Provider (CPP) embedded in local provider offices under a collaborative practice agreement; and development and implementation of patient care services. Other resident responsibilities include: precepting student pharmacists at the practice site, staffing requirements, management and leadership experiences, and conducting a practice-based research project. Elective experiences are available and are tailored based on the resident's interests. The resident also participates in a Teaching and Learning Certificate Program through the College.

Fringe Benefits:   

Paid leave/holidays, health insurance, travel allowance to professional meetings, and other benefits.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduate of an accredited school or college of pharmacy. Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina. PhORCAS application includes: transcript, CV, 3 references, and letter of intent specific to residency site.

Training Site Type:

Community pharmacy

Owner Affiliate:

State (affiliated with an independent pharmacy site)

Model Type(s):

Independent community pharmacy

Tax Status:


Site Special Features:   

The residency practice site is Boone Drug and Healthcare in Boone, NC. Boone Drug, Inc. consists of 17 independent community pharmacies, including a specialty pharmacy, two long-term care pharmacy sites, and multiple collaborative practice sites across the surrounding region. Boone Drug participates in North Carolina's Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) to address the needs of patients with complex, chronic conditions.

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